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Highlights Next Generation Science Standards Introduced
Education

Highlights Next Generation Science Standards Introduced

  To better prepare students for college and careers State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson today saluted the innovative science instruction taking place at Edna Brewer Middle School in the Oakland Unified School District—instruction that will be coming to all of California’s public schools as a result of recent efforts to dramatically enhance and…

Friday Films for Arcadia Middle Schoolers
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Friday Films for Arcadia Middle Schoolers

  Calling all middle schoolers – come to the Arcadia Public Library on the first Friday of each month to meet up with friends, relax, and enjoy a fun movie. Snacks will be served. Friday, Jan. 13, Feb. 3, and March 3, 2017 at 3:30 p.m. in the Jerry Broadwell Children’s Room Imagination Theater. For…

December College Search Guide
Education

December College Search Guide

  The Road to College By May S. Ruiz The cool weather is settling in and some scattered showers are occasionally breaking up the otherwise cloudless blue skies. Children are eagerly anticipating the Christmas season and winter break. As we head towards the end of the year, some students are finishing up on the first…

“Side by Side By Sondheim” Featured This Weekend at Taylor Performing Arts Center
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“Side by Side By Sondheim” Featured This Weekend at Taylor Performing Arts Center

  By Susan Motander The Taylor Performing Arts Center is presenting its eighth professional production for the Community, “Side by Side By Sondheim.” According to Patrick Garcia, Director of Performing Arts for Monrovia Unified School District and the Producing Artistic Director of the Taylor Performing Arts Center, it “is a moving retrospective of some of Stephen Sondheim’s…

8000 Public Schools to Get Tech Funding to Tune of $11.9 Million
Education

8000 Public Schools to Get Tech Funding to Tune of $11.9 Million

More than 8,000 California public schools and districts are eligible to share $11.9 million in the latest round of Education Technology K–12 Voucher Program funding, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced today. Funds are available through a 2003 antitrust settlement agreement between Microsoft Corporation and California consumers and businesses. The list of eligible and potentially eligible…